impasto

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See also: impastò

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impasto (plural impastos)

Still Life: Vase with Pink Roses is an oil painting on canvas completed by Vincent van Gogh in 1890, which makes extensive use of the impasto technique.
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  1. (painting) The use of a thick-bodied paint to create sizable peaks and crests in an image.

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impasto (third-person singular simple present impastoes, present participle impastoing, simple past and past participle impastoed)

  1. (painting) to paint in thick-bodied paint; to paint in impasto style
    • 1991, Joyce Nakamura, Contemporary Authors Autobiographical Series, Volume 14[1]:
      "She looked tall to me, and slim, with delicate Semitic features, and a full mouth that she impastoed with red lipstick to play against her [] "

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impasto m (plural impasti)

  1. mixture, dough, kneading, crumb
  2. impasto

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impasto

  1. first-person singular present of impastare

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